Pose Control in Dynamic Conditions

  • Brian F. Allen
  • Michael Neff
  • Petros Faloutsos
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6459)


Pose control for physically simulated characters has typically been based on proportional-derivative (PD) controllers. In this paper, we introduce a novel, analytical solution to the 2nd-order ordinary differential equation governing PD control. The analytic solution is tailored to the needs of pose control for animation, and provides significant improvement in the precision of control, particularly for simulated characters in dynamic conditions.


Target Position Control Torque Physical Simulation Target Velocity Simulated Character 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Brian F. Allen
    • 1
  • Michael Neff
    • 2
  • Petros Faloutsos
    • 1
  1. 1.University of CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.University of CaliforniaDavisUSA

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